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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.
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WarGravesCommission 4h
On Monday, 20 May, a service of commemoration was held ’s Suda Bay War Cemetery to mark the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Crete. Over 1,500 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War are commemorated in the cemetery – many of whom fell during the battle.
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WarGravesCommission 9h
RT : Moving trip to the , Germany, at the weekend for first visit to my Gt Uncle Mike’s grave. Shot down aged 19, having joined up straight from . Picture whilst at , with his medals (right)
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WarGravesCommission 10h
Replying to @Nightjar_ish
Hi Sian, if you can send your request to our enquiries team on the details below then they can get this looked into:
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WarGravesCommission 10h
Replying to @Nightjar_ish
While we don’t own private memorials for war dead we inspect them to ensure the name is legible. If they deteriorate or cannot be located we seek to establish contact with the family to find a suitable alternative to ensure the casualty is adequately commemorated
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WarGravesCommission 11h
102 years ago the was established by Royal Charter. Since 1917 we have gone on to construct 2,500 cemeteries & memorials to commemorate 1.7 million men & women of the Commonwealth forces who died in both World Wars. Learn more, here:
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WarGravesCommission 11h
Thanks for letting us know. We'll pass on this information to our UK team so they can ensure the war graves remain accessible.
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WarGravesCommission 11h
Replying to @greenwichcouk
Hi, that's the screen wall at Nottingham General Cemetery. A little more information here:
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Rob Sherwin 24h
Finally made a long overdue visit to excellent and immaculately-tended Cemetery yesterday. 🇬🇧 🇳🇱
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WarGravesCommission 23h
RT : Agira Canadian War Cemetery today
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WarGravesCommission May 20
The are looking to contact relatives of the following First and Second World War casualties listed here: Are you related to any of those listed on the document in the link? Please help us by sharing our appeal.
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WarGravesCommission May 20
The have continued their learning today with a guided tour of the 's Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery and museum. The interns were able to speak with guides and exchange their different experiences. Thanks to the museum Director & staff for the visit.
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WarGravesCommission May 20
RT : This is one of our stonemasons, Eric, carrying our a large stone insert on the step of the Cross of Sacrifice Roye New British Cemetery. He cuts out the stone, makes a template, cut a replacement piece of stone and then fixes it.
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WarGravesCommission May 20
As part of our campaign we recently launched our first ever podcast series. We’re three episodes in as we take a closer look at some of key 75th anniversaries from taking place in 2019. Take a listen to the latest episode, here:
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WarGravesCommission May 20
Hello Chris, thank you for your message. The Commission would accept a digitised copy of the full record posted above. Please find out how this can be submitted electronically, here: Thanks, CWGC.
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Gaurav May 20
Gen. Ravi Eipe farewell at Delhi War Cemetery. we are proud to have your guidance and support. Thank you from CWGC India team.
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Manolis  N. Tsoulos May 18
Bralo British Cemetery Greece
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WarGravesCommission May 20
Replying to @ammanno05
Hello Stewart, thank you for your message. This is likely to be, what we call, a private memorial which was installed by the family but which we maintain his name on it. This is how the serviceman will be commemorated. Thanks, CWGC.
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WarGravesCommission May 20
Replying to @VincentH112
Hello Vince, thank you for your message. We have sent you a DM. Thanks, CWGC.
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WarGravesCommission May 20
Nearly one-fifth of the World War dead commemorated by are at sites on British soil. We now need the help of those living in the United Kingdom to highlight war graves throughout the country. Learn how you can do this, here:
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